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Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin

All of these tours at the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin are conducted by the Egyptologist Sandro Schwarz. I will guide you through one of the most fascinating Egyptian collections in the world. I am very much looking forward to familiarize you with this exciting culture.

Nefertiti - The best ambassadress of Egypt

The Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin is world renowned for its assortment of artefacts from the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaton. Especially his great royal wife Nefertiti attracts countless visitors. In this guided Tour I will at first introduce you to the Egyptian art and history. After that you will hear everything about the time and setting in which Akhenaton and Nefertiti lived and how Egypt became one of the biggest powers in the Mediterranean. I will also present to you what crucial role women could play in the Egyptian society as well as what heritage the western world shares with Egypt. Further you will get to know how the famous bust of Nefertiti got to Berlin, and how she shaped the self-image of Berliners since the 1920s.

Duration: 1 hour / Price: 70 €* per group (max. 24)
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Hieroglyphs - The Key to Egyptian Art

As you can tell by the title of this tour, I will give you an introduction to the hieroglyphic script. I am going to teach you some short phrases in front of the originals in the Egyptian Museum. After this tour you will be able to recognize these lines in Egypt and all around the world in Egyptian collections. Of course you will also learn about the importance of the combination of hieroglyphs and Egyptian art and history.

Duration: 1 hour / Price: 70 €* per group (max. 24)
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Osiris, Amun and Co. - The Egyptian Pantheon in a Nutshell

The ancient Egyptians knew over 4.000 native divinities and had no problem with adopting foreign gods into their pantheon. It is obvious, that one hour is not enough to deal with all of these. So you will get to know the most important Egyptian gods and the corresponding religious texts.

Duration: 1 hour / Price: 70 €* per group (max. 24)
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Pharaohs, Mummies and Scribes - Egypt for Beginners and Advancers

You are looking for a guided tour that is suited to your foreknowledge. Than this is the right one for you. After you tell me everything you always wanted to know about Egypt, I will adapt the tour to your wishes and questions.

Duration: 1 hour / Price: 70 €* per group (max. 24)
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* The price does not include the entrance fee!

Entrance fees of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin:

Adult € 10,-
Reduced € 5,-

Opening hours : daily 10 am to 6 pm


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